In order to take a national or state examination for licensure or certification your application must be approved by the Board. Once approved, separate fees will be charged to take the national or state examinations. The fees payable to our national and state vendors are identified in the tales below. You cannot sit for an examination until all fees are paid to the respective examination vendor.
*Fee for 2013 examination administration, subject to change for future administrations.
Fee schedule for Engineers and Land Surveyors
In order to become a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or Land Surveyor (PLS) or be certified as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) or Land-Surveyor-In-Training (LSIT) you must pass certain examinations. There are separate California and National exams required for licensure or certification. A take home exam is also required when you submit your application for PE or PLS. The table below identifies the exams necessary for licensure or certification and the total fees due to be paid in order to become licensed. Links are provided at the top of the table which will direct you to a more detailed description of the fees required and explain how total fees were calculated.
|California Fees||National Fees||Prometric Fees||No Fee Required|
(Payable to DCA,
|CA License Exam Fees Click Here
(Payable to DCA)
|NCEES Exam Fees
(Payable to NCEES)
(Payable to Prometric)
|Take Home Exam
(National, CA Seismic and Engineering Surveying
(National & CA LS Exam)
|Title Authority Acts|
(Lateral and Vertical Component)
|Engineer In-Training (EIT)||$2255||$125||NO|
|Land Surveyor In-Training (LSIT)||$2255||$170||NO|